The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Manager
Rank 212 177 199
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Change Manager 42 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.77% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 30
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - £56.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Change Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Change Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Change Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Manager across the South East region.

Change Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Change Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Change Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Change Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Manager across the South East region.

Change Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Change Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 19 £575 +19.79%
Surrey +7 6 £513 -2.38%
Berkshire -18 5 £384 -19.21% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £350 -15.66% 1
Oxfordshire -27 3 £525 +46.85%
Kent - 2 £375 - 2
West Sussex -19 1 £525 +8.52%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £418 -
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England

Change Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Change Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Change Manager in their job title.

1 50 (49.02%) Change Management
2 48 (47.06%) Project Management
3 24 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (20.59%) ITIL
4 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.71%) Finance
6 15 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 13 (12.75%) Life Science
8 11 (10.78%) GAMP
8 11 (10.78%) LIMS
8 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
9 9 (8.82%) Service Management
10 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.86%) Marketing
12 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.88%) Six Sigma
13 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (3.92%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.92%) Migration
13 4 (3.92%) Publishing
13 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
13 4 (3.92%) ITSM
13 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
13 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
13 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (3.92%) Degree

Change Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Change Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Change Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) RTP
2 1 (0.98%) ATM
General
1 24 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (14.71%) Finance
3 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.86%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Publishing
5 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.94%) Billing
6 3 (2.94%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Advertising
7 1 (0.98%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Life Science
2 11 (10.78%) LIMS
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) PMI
6 1 (0.98%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) Change Management
2 48 (47.06%) Project Management
3 21 (20.59%) ITIL
3 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.71%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.82%) Service Management
7 8 (7.84%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.88%) Six Sigma
9 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.92%) PRINCE
9 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.92%) Migration
9 4 (3.92%) ITSM
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.92%) eTOM
9 4 (3.92%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.94%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) PMP
3 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) GAMP
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) GxP
4 1 (0.98%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.98%) Remedy